Preschool Movement Songs: 10 Favorite Action Songs for Kids


Here is a list of fun preschool movement songs. Try out a few of these action songs to get your preschoolers moving and grooving.

Do you get tired of dancing and moving to the same old songs with your kids?  It is sometimes difficult to find new action songs that kids really enjoy.  Here are 10 of my favorite preschool movement songs for little ones.  Hopefully, this will help you find a few new tunes to get your kids moving and grooving.

Here is a list of the best fun preschool movement songs. Try out a few of these silly action songs to get your preschoolers moving and grooving. These are great circle time ideas and music ideas for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten. Includes links to youtube preschool songs. Work on gross motor skills coordination. Your kids will love to dance and sing along with these early childhood favorites. #preschoolsongs #preschool #circletimesongs #circletime

My Favorite Preschool Movement Songs

If you click on the pink title of each of these songs, the link will take you to a youtube video of the song.

The Goldfish by Then Laurie Berkner Band – You can’t go wrong with a Laurie Berkner song, and The Goldfish is one of the best.

Wiggy Wiggy Wiggles by Hap Palmer – Here is a favorite that gets kids screaming with delight.  If you pretend like the song is over when the music slows…kids scream with delight when the music starts up again.

Shake Your Sillies Out by The Learning Station – Speaking of wiggles….Here is a song to shake your sillies out and wiggle your waggles away.

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The Silly Pizza Song by Signing Times – We taught my son some sign language as he was learning to speak, and he LOVED the signing time videos.  This is a favorite.  Signing the entire song was too difficult, but we always had fun signing each silly pizza topping.

Oh Hey Oh Hi Hello by Jim Gill – Jim Gill is one of my favorite children’s musicians….and this song is a shout-out to my home state. So, you can’t go wrong with that.  Don’t worry, you don’t have to be a Buckeye to sing it.

Face the Facts by Jim Gill – Here is another favorite by Jim Gill.

Tooty Ta by Dr. Jean – Totally silliness….and this is a fun song to play when you have parents visiting.

Go Bananas by The Learning Station – Seriously, ask your kids to go bananas every once in a while.

Clap Your Hands Together – I couldn’t find my favorite version of this song, but this one will give you an idea of how the tune is sung.

Going on a Bear Hunt – You might have a kiddo who wants to sit on your lap while you enter the cave, but hunting bears is always great fun.

If you want to see all of these songs listed together on Youtube, click HERE to see the playlist that I created.

More Preschool Song Ideas

Here are more ideas that many teachers have recommended.

  1. Baby Shark by PinkFong – You might start singing this one in your sleep 🙂
  2. 5 Little Monkeys by Dr. Jean
  3. Head, Shoulds, Knees & Toes by The Learning Station
  4. Chicken Count by Jack Hartman
  5. The Chicken Dance
  6. Slippery Fish
  7. It’s a Happy Day by Shawn Brown – Here’s a dare…Try NOT to move while listening to this fun song.

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Are you looking for even more songs to get your kids moving and grooving?  Check out my favorite rhyming songs for kids and additional rhyming activity ideas below.

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